MMWR Vol. 67 / No. RR-1

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"MMWR" Recommendations and Reports Vol. 67, No. RR-1 January 12, 2018


In this report

Prevention of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Sarah Schillie, MD; Claudia Vellozzi, MD; Arthur Reingold, MD; et al.

This report updates and summarizes previously published recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and CDC regarding the prevention of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in the United States. These recommendations also provide CDC guidance for postexposure prophylaxis following occupational and other exposures. This report also briefly summarizes previously published American Association for the Study of Liver Disease guidelines for maternal antiviral therapy to reduce perinatal HBV transmission.

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